Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway
World War I: Fought in Alsace, Aisne-Marne, Olse-Aisne and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Vanquished 23 German Divisions. Served in the Army of Occupation in Germany. Deactivated in 1919.
World War II: One of the first to be called. Fought offensively in the Buna-Sanananda Operations, Saidor, Aitape, Morotai, Biak, Leyte and Luzon campaigns. 654 days in action in the Pacific Theater. Served in the Army of Occupation in Japan. De-activated in 1946.
This highway is dedicated to the gallant men of the Thirty-Second Red Arrow Division who made the supreme sacrifice in both wars.
Erected 1957 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (Marker Number 71.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World I • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 42° 32.105′ N, 87° 49.466′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Prairie WI 53158, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kenosha Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lovell G.A.R. Post 230 Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); John McCaffery Burial Site (approx. 2.6 miles away); John Bullen (approx. 2.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 2.7 miles away); Colonel Michael Frank (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kemper Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charles Durkee Mansion (approx. 2.9 miles away).
More about this marker. A duplicate marker is located in Land O' Lakes, Vilas County, Wisconsin
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Wisconsin markers featuring the Red Arrow Division.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 741 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. 5. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.